Does Detoxing Work? Is it Healthy?

Detoxing Detoxing diets are incredibly popular these days but do they actually work? Also, are they even healthy? Let’s take a look! A detoxing diet claims to flush toxins from your system, which sounds great, but most detox diets are a risk to your health, depending on the particular detox diet. Some detox diets require…

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4 Simple Ways to Improve Heart Health

Although the heart is one of the most important organs in the human body, it is often neglected. Here are a few ways you can give your heart a little TLC and enjoy the natural benefits along the way! Eat Healthy Fats & Avoid Trans Fats A healthy diet always consists of saturated, polyunsaturated, and…

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Food: The Solution, Not The Problem

Could the way you eat be holding you back from a healthier you? Eating on Autopilot If you’ve ever finished a whole bag of chips before realizing it, you know what eating food on autopilot looks like. You want more, no matter how much you’ve already eaten. Or you simply lose track and overdo it.…

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3 Brain Boosting Superfoods

Food: the brain’s fuel. Did you know that the kinds of food you consume are directly linked to the quality of your brain function? Here are three superfoods that are considered premium brain fuel, and why. Coconut Oil: Coconut oil provides your brain with an extremely clean source of fuel. It has a number of health…

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Two surprising foods that can decrease brain function

Proper brain function is a vital part of everyday life. So if you’re looking to escape a cognitive catastrophe and snag some health benefits while you’re at it, here are two foods to avoid. Bagels Do you usually enjoy a bagel with your morning coffee? Consider this: The complex carbohydrates and processed sugars found in…

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Sugar Addiction: Can it Happen to You?

The average American consumes about 66 pounds of added sugar per year.  This is around three times the recommended limit by the American Heart Association: no more than six teaspoons per day for women and nine teaspoons per day for men. Added sugars are more dangerous than naturally-occurring sugars (such as in fruits). Why is…

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Mindful Eating for Wellness

Eating Healthy In the fast-paced world in which we live today, being mindful about what we’re eating has become secondary to checking social media, watching TV, getting kids ready for school or focusing on work – among many other things. It’s tempting and very easy to pay little attention to what we’re putting into our…

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Three Ways to Wellness

Wellness You went to the doctor for a checkup or because you were feeling sick. Maybe you got a clean bill of health, or maybe your doctor prescribed you some medication to help you feel better. That’s enough, right? Wrong. Wellness care is very important to your quality of life. What is wellness care? Simply…

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